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[texts]Problema de architectura civil, - Aires, Matias, 1705-1763
[8], 250, 391, [1] p. ;21 cm. (4to) First published : Lisbon, 1770., cf. Moraes
Keywords: Buildings; Earthquake engineering
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[texts]Noticias historicas, e praticas ácerca do modo de defender os edificios dos estragos dos raios, - unknown
"First and only edition of this work on lightning rods. It covers the nature of lightning, types of conductors and their use, objections to their use, and advice for protecting oneself from being struck by lightning. Instructions for building and installing a lightning rod are given on p. 41-46. Benjamin Franklin's experiments are described on p. 1-4, and his work is referred to frequently later in the text...
Keywords: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Lightning; Lightning conductors; Buildings; Lightning protection; Imprint 1773
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